The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 1 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 212 77 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.42% 10.77% 14.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.81% 51.33% 54.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 46 52
Median daily rate £425 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +46.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
269 150 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 41.13% 20.98% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 93 116
Median daily rate £425 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 15
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -17.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 309 (90.35%) SC Cleared
2 119 (34.80%) DV Cleared
3 114 (33.33%) Windows
4 104 (30.41%) Microsoft
5 88 (25.73%) ITIL
6 59 (17.25%) Active Directory
7 51 (14.91%) MS Office
8 50 (14.62%) Cisco
8 50 (14.62%) Finance
9 48 (14.04%) Service Management
10 47 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (12.87%) Project Management
12 42 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
13 40 (11.70%) WAN
14 39 (11.40%) MS Excel
15 36 (10.53%) Windows Server
16 34 (9.94%) CRM
16 34 (9.94%) Hyper-V
17 33 (9.65%) Dynamics CRM
18 31 (9.06%) Office 365
18 31 (9.06%) Risk Management
18 31 (9.06%) Windows 10
19 30 (8.77%) CCNP
19 30 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
20 29 (8.48%) PRINCE2
21 28 (8.19%) SLA
21 28 (8.19%) Windows Server 2012
22 27 (7.89%) Management Information System
23 26 (7.60%) LAN
23 26 (7.60%) MS Project

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (3.22%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.34%) IIS
4 8 (2.34%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.46%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (1.17%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.88%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.88%) Drupal
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 51 (14.91%) MS Office
2 39 (11.40%) MS Excel
3 26 (7.60%) MS Project
4 11 (3.22%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (9.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.17%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.06%) Office 365
2 10 (2.92%) IaaS
3 4 (1.17%) SaaS
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.70%) WAN
2 26 (7.60%) LAN
3 22 (6.43%) VPN
4 20 (5.85%) DHCP
5 18 (5.26%) Firewall
6 17 (4.97%) IPsec
6 17 (4.97%) Wireless
7 16 (4.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (3.80%) Unified Communications
8 13 (3.80%) VLAN
9 11 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (2.05%) BGP
11 7 (2.05%) DNS
11 7 (2.05%) EIGRP
11 7 (2.05%) FCoE
11 7 (2.05%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (2.05%) OSPF
12 6 (1.75%) Network Security
13 5 (1.46%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.51%) Big Data
2 10 (2.92%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.34%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.34%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.46%) Essbase
5 5 (1.46%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.88%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.88%) DataStax
7 3 (0.88%) HBase
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.29%) GIS
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.46%) Ant
4 5 (1.46%) Gradle
5 4 (1.17%) Hudson
5 4 (1.17%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.17%) MSI
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.29%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.29%) JIRA
7 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.29%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.29%) Mockito
7 1 (0.29%) Moq
7 1 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.29%) Selenium
7 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 50 (14.62%) Finance
2 7 (2.05%) Legal
3 5 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.17%) Electronics
5 1 (0.29%) Law
5 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (15.79%) Architect
2 47 (13.74%) Analyst
3 39 (11.40%) Consultant
4 25 (7.31%) Project Manager
5 15 (4.39%) Developer
5 15 (4.39%) Security Advisor
6 13 (3.80%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 12 (3.51%) Network Architect
7 12 (3.51%) Service Architect
8 10 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (2.92%) Technical Architect
8 10 (2.92%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (2.63%) CRM Architect
9 9 (2.63%) CRM Developer
9 9 (2.63%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 9 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 8 (2.34%) Lead Architect
10 8 (2.34%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 8 (2.34%) Network Engineer
10 8 (2.34%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.39%) .NET
1 15 (4.39%) CSS
2 14 (4.09%) HTML
3 8 (2.34%) .NET Framework
3 8 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (2.34%) SailPoint
3 8 (2.34%) WCF
4 7 (2.05%) XML
5 6 (1.75%) Web Services
6 5 (1.46%) EJB
6 5 (1.46%) Java EE
6 5 (1.46%) JMS
6 5 (1.46%) XSLT
7 4 (1.17%) 802.1X
7 4 (1.17%) SAML
8 1 (0.29%) DHTML
8 1 (0.29%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.29%) J2EE
8 1 (0.29%) JSP
8 1 (0.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 20 (5.85%) CESG
2 20 (5.85%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.63%) Replication
5 8 (2.34%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.46%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.17%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.88%) CCTV
8 3 (0.88%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.58%) BYOD
9 2 (0.58%) CMDB
9 2 (0.58%) User Experience
10 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.29%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.29%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.29%) PMI
10 1 (0.29%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 114 (33.33%) Windows
2 36 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 31 (9.06%) Windows 10
4 30 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (8.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (6.43%) Linux
7 19 (5.56%) Unix
8 18 (5.26%) Windows Vista
9 16 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.51%) Windows 7
11 11 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (2.92%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.05%) CentOS
14 4 (1.17%) Android
15 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (25.73%) ITIL
2 48 (14.04%) Service Management
3 47 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (12.87%) Project Management
5 34 (9.94%) CRM
6 31 (9.06%) Risk Management
7 29 (8.48%) PRINCE2
8 24 (7.02%) Service Design
9 22 (6.43%) Change Management
9 22 (6.43%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (6.43%) Service Delivery
10 19 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
11 18 (5.26%) Logistics
12 16 (4.68%) Cryptography
13 15 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (4.09%) Incident Management
14 14 (4.09%) Information Assurance
14 14 (4.09%) ISMS
14 14 (4.09%) ITIL V3
15 13 (3.80%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.68%) SQL
2 11 (3.22%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.92%) Java
4 9 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.05%) C#
5 7 (2.05%) Python
6 5 (1.46%) C
6 5 (1.46%) VB
6 5 (1.46%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.46%) VBScript
7 4 (1.17%) Perl
8 3 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.29%) C++
9 1 (0.29%) F#
Qualifications
1 309 (90.35%) SC Cleared
2 119 (34.80%) DV Cleared
3 42 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (8.77%) CCNP
5 20 (5.85%) CESG Certified Professional
5 20 (5.85%) CISSP
6 17 (4.97%) CCNA
7 16 (4.68%) CCIE
8 13 (3.80%) APMP
8 13 (3.80%) CEH
8 13 (3.80%) CREST Certified
8 13 (3.80%) OSCP
8 13 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (2.34%) MCSA
12 4 (1.17%) CISM
12 4 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.19%) SLA
2 17 (4.97%) RMADS
3 9 (2.63%) QA
4 2 (0.58%) EFQM
4 2 (0.58%) FedRAMP
4 2 (0.58%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.29%) ISO22301
System Software
1 59 (17.25%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.94%) Hyper-V
3 14 (4.09%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.05%) vCloud
6 5 (1.46%) Docker
6 5 (1.46%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (1.46%) UAG
6 5 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.17%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.17%) vSphere
7 4 (1.17%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.88%) HDFS
8 3 (0.88%) XenApp
9 2 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 23 (6.73%) SCCM
2 13 (3.80%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (2.05%) WSUS
4 6 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (1.46%) Puppet
5 5 (1.46%) SCOM
5 5 (1.46%) vRealize
6 4 (1.17%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.17%) OVSD
7 3 (0.88%) AppDNA
7 3 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.88%) vMotion
8 2 (0.58%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 104 (30.41%) Microsoft
2 50 (14.62%) Cisco
3 24 (7.02%) Oracle
4 23 (6.73%) VMware
5 16 (4.68%) F5
6 15 (4.39%) Citrix
7 13 (3.80%) HP
8 12 (3.51%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.92%) Juniper
10 8 (2.34%) Symantec
11 7 (2.05%) Forcepoint
11 7 (2.05%) Remedy
12 5 (1.46%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.46%) Hyperion
12 5 (1.46%) Intel Security
13 4 (1.17%) Cloudera
13 4 (1.17%) Lumension
13 4 (1.17%) Nokia
14 3 (0.88%) Riverbed
14 3 (0.88%) Veeam
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